Tom & Jerry (film)

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For the 1992 animated film, see Tom and Jerry: The Movie.
Tom & Jerry
Tom & Jerry 2021 final poster.jpg
Teaser poster.
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
Release date: February 26, 2021
Starring: Chloë Grace Moretz
Michael Peña
Colin Jost
Rob Delaney
Ken Jeong


Music composed by: Christopher Lennertz
Screenplay by: Kevin Costello
Director(s): Tim Story

Tom & Jerry, also known as Tom & Jerry: The Movie, is a 2021 live-action/2-D animated slapstick comedy film based on the animated Tom and Jerry theatrical shorts. It is written by Kevin Costello, produced by Chris DeFaria, and directed by Tim Story. It will be distributed to theaters by Warner Bros. Pictures on February 26, 2021.

To rid the hotel of a mouse (Jerry) that Kayla works at, she hires a cat (Tom) to get rid of him in time for an upcoming wedding. But she has more to worry about when her manager gets jealous of her good work.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes

Characters

Characters

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Characters

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Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

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Production

Development

A film was first announced in 2015, but didn't get real traction until 2018, when Tim Story was announced as director, using a script by Craig Wright, Katie Silberman, April Posser, and Kevin Costello.

Filming

Music

The score is composed by Christopher Lennertz.

Release

Warner Bros. Pictures originally had it set for December 21, 2020, before pushing it back to March 5, 2021, and then finally a week earlier on February 26. Due to the 2019 COVID pandemic still active, the film will be released to both theaters and be streamed for subscribers of HBO Max.

Behind the scenes

Errors

Marketing and promotion

During Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2020, the film was promoted with its own parade float called Tom & Jerry's Tourist Trap.

Critical reception

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In other languages

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Trailers

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